In November 2019 a high-level Bavarian business delegation, led by Bavarian State Minister of Economic Affairs, Energy and Technology, Vice Governor Mr. Hubert Aiwanger visited Guangzhou.
Among the delegation members were General Managers and Chief Executives of the German Mittelstand (SMEs) and “Hidden Champions” from various industries like energy technology, architecture, ICT and machinery manufacture etc.
For the third year running, Helis & Associates was entrusted with organizing economy forum as well as B2B talks between German and Chinese companies to discuss new business opportunities and foster existing relationships. Guangdong Department of Commerce is also the co-organizer of the event. Mr. Helis, founder of H&A played a role as event moderator. Additionally, the participants had the chance to visit several companies in the Guangzhou Development District.
With H&A's help, over 80 local Chinese businesses were invited to the event. The feedback of the Chinese and German companies was very good throughout.
Apart from the B2B-talks, Bavarian State Minister Aiwanger also had political talks with representatives of Guangdong province.